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Who should not take nortriptyline?

You should not take nortriptyline if you are taking certain drugs, such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), or have certain health conditions, such as a recent heart attack or allergies to the ingredients in nortriptyline. Make sure to tell your doctor about your entire medical history and other medications you may be taking in order to avoid harmful or negative interaction with nortriptyline. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also talk to their doctors before taking nortriptyline, as it is currently unknown how this drug may affect babies. Except in rare cases, children and young adults under age 24 should not take nortriptyline.

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